The Government has spent 60 million dollars to dredge the Port of Spain Port and according to Minister of Works and Transport the project is long overdue.
Republic Bank Limited (RBL) says it cannot confirm new reports about Social Development Minister Camille Robinson-Regis and her banking issues.
Members of the Amalgamated Worker’s Union (AWU) yesterday criticised the Port-of-Spain City Corporation for spending $140,000 on a Christmas tree. The union said the expenditure was evidence of mismanagement of funds at a time when some 1,200 workers aren’t being paid or given the tools to perform their jobs.
Leader of the Tobago Council of the People’s National Movement (PNM) Kelvin Charles is calling on the party’s faithful to re-elect him as the leader.
It’s distasteful, immoral, I am in shock about that.”
That’s the reaction Toco/Sangre Grande MP Glenda Jennings-Smith had yesterday after a secret recording of her and one of her constituents, discussing the availability of a food card/hamper, began circulating on social media.
Former Attorney General, Garvin Nicholas, is predicting that the 2020 General Election season will be one of the nastiest this country has seen.
The former AG observes that globally, there seems to be a change in the tenor of the conduct of politics, and here in T&T, we are mirroring that trend.
He says we got an inkling of what’s to come in the recent Local Government Elections.
And he believes the recent Cabinet reshuffle clearly demonstrates that ‘old school’ politics will continue to dominate the local landscape.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is encouraging Trinbagonians to embrace genuine human connection, cherish families, and care about children and the elderly in this country, as the nation heads in 2020 and beyond.
In his New Year’s Address to the Nation, the PM calls on T&T to bring an end to the alienation that is at the heart of some of the social ills currently plaguing the nation, noting that citizens need to put aside their fear of differences and reduce their prejudices.
The full text of the PM’s Address follows…
The opposition United National Congress (UNC) is hoping to win the hearts and minds of the electorate in 2020, with a plan it says will generate as many as 50,000 jobs.
In her New Year’s Address to the Nation, UNC Political Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar, points to her party's National Economic Transformation Masterplan, which proposes 12 Key Strategic Prosperity Engines.